[Reportbug-maint] Bug#730853: ERROR: getaddrinfo: Name or service not known

Cyril Brulebois kibi at debian.org
Sat Nov 30 10:14:24 UTC 2013

Control: severity -1 normal
Control: reassign -1 rdesktop

Adnan Hodzic <adnan at foolcontrol.org> (2013-11-30):
> Package: reportbug
> Version: 6.4.4
> Severity: serious
> Justification: normal

You surely didn't mean to report this against reportbug?

> When I run rdesktop I get following error:
> absinthe at havoc:~$ rdesktop -d ebuddy -u ahodzic ts3.ebuddy-office.net -g
> 1280x1024
> Autoselected keyboard map en-us
> ERROR: getaddrinfo: Name or service not known
> absinthe at havoc:~$
> I also tried version from Sid (1.7.1-1+b1) but I'm encountering the same
> problem.
> Please inform me if you have additional questions or comments.

Please check your DNS? If you can resolve outside rdesktop (host, dig,
ping), might be some nsswitch fun. What if you specify an IP instead of
a hostname?

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